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Tired of Waiting for You  The Kinks

From ponies2@computek.net Thu May 15 16:50:49 1997
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1982 03:29:36 -0500
From: Keith Barron
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: kinks, tired of waiting for you
Tired of Waiting for You
The Kinks
Transcribed by Keith Barron
[Riff A] (GTR 1) [Riff B] (GTR 1)
 
 e--------0-----------3--0--I I--------0-----------3--------I
 b-----3-----3-----1--------I I-----3-----3-----1-----------I
 g--4-----------2-----------I I--4-----------2--------------I

[Rbytbm Fig.1] (GTR 2)
[(G)] [G] [F] [G] [F]  
 
 e-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
 b-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
 g-/(4)-------4\--2---------2/-I--4---------4\--2---------2/-I
 d-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
 a-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
 e-/(3)-------3\--1---------1/-I--3---------3\--1---------1/-I

*
* Do not play notes in parentheses first time
[Riff A-9 times] with [Rbytbm Fig.1-4 1/2 times]
So tired
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you
[Riff B] with [Last Bar of Rbytbm Fig. 1]
[Rbytbm Fig.2] (GTR 2)
[F] [C7] [F] [C7]  
 
 e-------1----------------I-------1-------------------I
 b-------1----1---1-1-----I-------1----1---1-1--1-----I
 g-------2----3---3-3-----I-------2----3---3-3--3-----I
 d-------3----2---2-2-----I-------3----2---2-2--2-----I
 a-------3----3---3-3--3--I-------3----3---3-3--3--3--I
 e--1----1----------------I--1----1-------------------I 

[F] [C7] [F] [F#]  
 
 e-------1----------------I---------------------------I
 b-------1----1---1-1-----I---------------------------I
 g-------2----3---3-3-----I---------------------------I
 d-------3----2---2-2-----I---------------------------I
 a-------3----3---3-3--3--I---------------------------I
 e--1----1----------------I--1---1-1--1--1--1--2--2---I 

^ ^ ^ ^ e
[G] [D7] [G] [D7]  
 
 e-------3----------------I-------3-------------------I
 b-------3-------3--------I-------3-------3-----------I
 g-------4-------5--------I-------4-------5-----------I
 d-------5-------4--------I-------5-------4-----------I
 a-------5----------------I-------5-------------------I
 e--3----3----5-------0---I--3----3----5-------0------I

^ e ^ e
[End Rbytbm Fig 2] 
[G] [D7] [G]  
 
 e-------3----------------I---------------------------I
 b-------3-------3--------I---------------------------I
 g-------4-------5--------I------4-4--4------4--------I
 d-------5-------4--------I------5-5--5------5--------I
 a-------5----------------I------5-5--5------5--------I
 e--3----3----5-------0---I--3---3-3--3------3--------I

VERSE 1
[Rbytbm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato
I [F]was a lone[C7]ly soul.
[F]I had [C7]nobody
[F]Till I met[C7] you.[F]
[F#]But you[G] keep-a [D7]me waiting[G]
All of [D7]the time.[G]
What can [C7]I do?[G]
[Rbytbm Fig 4] (Both GTRS)
[G] [Bm] [F] [D7]  
 
 e--3--I--2--I--1----I-------------------I
 b--3--I--3--I--1----I----3--3--3--3--3--I
 g--4--I--4--I--2----I----5--5--5--5--5--I
 d--5--I--4--I--3----I----4--4--4--4--4--I
 a--5--I--2--I--3--3/I-5--5--5--5--5--5--I
 e--3--I-----I--1----I-------------------I

w w w q q^ e e e e
[End Fig 4] [Rby. Fig 5] (Gtr.2)
[G] [Bm] [F]  
 
 e--3--I--2------------I I--------------------------I
 b--3--I--3------------I I--------------------------I
 g--4--I--4------------I I--------------------------I
 d--5--I--4------------I I--------------------------I
 a--5--I--2------------I I--------------------------I
 e--3--I------2--2--2--I I--1--1-1-1--1--1--1--1----I 

w h+e e e e
[D7] [F]  
 
 e-------------------------I--------------------------I
 b-------------------------I--------------------------I
 g-------------------------I--------------------------I
 d-------4--4--4--4--4-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 a--5----5--5--5--5--5-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 e-------5--5--5--5--5--0--I--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--I 

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
[End Rby Fig 5] [Rby Fig 6] (Gtr 1)
[D7] [F]  
 
 e--------------------------I I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
 b--------------------------I I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
 g-----------------------2--I I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I
 d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--3--I I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--3--I I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 e--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--1--I I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
[D7] [F]  
 
 e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
 b--3----3--3--3--3--3-3-3--I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
 g--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I
 d--4----4--4--4--4--4-4-4--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 a--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I 

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
[End Rby Fig 6] 
[D7]  
 
 e--------------------------I
 b--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
 g--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
 d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--I
 a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
 e--------------------------I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Pre-Chorus
[Rby Fig 4] Both GTRS
Its your life
And you can do what you want
Do what you like, but
[GTR 1 Rby Fig 6, GTR 2 Rby Fig 5] 
Please dont keep-a me waiting
Please dont keep-a me waiting.
'Cause I'm
[Rby Fig 7] (GTR 1)
[G] [F]  
 
 e------3--------3--3--3----I
 b------3--------3--3--3----I
 g------4--------2--2--2----I
 d------5--------3--3--3----I

qR q eR s s q
Chorus
[Rby Fig 1-5 times] with [Rby Fig 7-10 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
Second Verse
[Rbytbm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato
(SAME AS FIRST)
SAME BRIDGE
Third Chorus
[Rby Fig 1-7 times] with [Rby Fig 7-14 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
For you.
For you.
END ON: (BOTH GTRS)
 
 g----4-------------I
 d----5-------------I
 a----5-------------I
 e----3-------------I 

Now here are the Chords for GTR 1:
[F]133211] [C7]x3231x] [F#]244322] [G]355433] [D7]x5453x] [xBm]24432]
During the verses Gtr 1 plays Chords in this rhythm:
qR e^ e^ qR e^ e^ etc......
Important Key:
w-whole note
h-half note
q-quarter note
e-eighth note
s-sixteenth note
qR-quarter note rest
eR-eighth note rest
^-staccato
- sixteenth note
-- eighth note
--- eighth+sixteenth note
---- quarter note etc....
Well thats it. Its pretty much right, I think.....
Do any of you all know the bass line?

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